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90% of global farm subsidies damage people and planet, says UN

Almost 90% of the $540bn in global subsidies given to farmers every year are “harmful”, a startling UN report has found. This agricultural support damages people’s health, fuels the climate crisis, destroys nature and drives inequality by excluding smallholder farmers, many of whom are women, according to the UN agencies.

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Taxing Energy Use 2019 (OECD)

The recently released OECD report reveals 70% of energy-related CO2 emissions from advanced and emerging economies are entirely untaxed. Emissions from road fuels are among those

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Going for Growth 2019 (OECD)

Slow growth, high uncertainty and rising levels of inequality should prompt policy makers to take urgent action to achieve stronger, sustainable and more inclusive growth,

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